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Affordable lift tickets at the Student Resource Centre get students on the slopes. (Photo by Parker Crook/SAIT Polytechnic)
News

Hitting the slopes

For a third ski season, SAITSA is offering discounted lift tickets to students to help get them out to the mountains at an affordable rate. “It’s the most popular thing in our office at the moment,” said Emma Warren, assistant manager of student experience at SAITSA. “To go to the …

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Entertainment

If the shoe fits

Director adapts Cinderella for Calgary Slipper is a typical Cinderella story, except it takes place in modern Calgary and has Cinderella trying to win the Stampede talent show. The family-friendly holiday show is presented by Alberta Theatre Projects and will be running at the Martha Cohen Theatre between Nov. 22 …

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Arts & Entertainment

Photo by Erin Wallace
Entertainment

If the shoe fits

Director adapts Cinderella for Calgary Slipper is a typical Cinderella story, except it takes place in modern Calgary and has Cinderella trying to win the Stampede talent show. The family-friendly holiday show is presented by Alberta Theatre Projects and will be running at the Martha Cohen Theatre between Nov. 22 …

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Album ReviewsEntertainment

Album Review: Beatitudes

Rykka  Beatitudes Cordova Bay Records (2016) Beatitudes is the sophomore studio effort from Swiss-Canadian, Vancouver-based musician Rykka.  Beatitudes departs from the alt-rock sound of Rykka’s previous album, Kodiak, to a more Euro-pop flavour.  The album’s opening song, “Movies,” does the job of easing listeners into the ‘80s pop and ‘90s …

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Agatha Christie's The Hollow runs until Sunday, Dec. 11 at Vertigo Theatre. For tickets, visit: http://www.vertigotheatre.com/the-hollow/
Entertainment

Mystery theatre thrills audience

A performance for the inner detective in everyone If you enjoy drama and thrills, then The Hollow by Agatha Christie is the play for you. The Hollow is a murder mystery presented by Vertigo Theatre that is set to run until Dec. 11.  Kevin Corey, who plays Detective Sergeant Penny, …

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Sports

October 15, 2016 === Men's Hockey === The SAIT Trojans men's hockey team take on the NAIT Ooks in the SAIT Centennial match up in the SAIT arena.
Photograph by: Andrew Crossett
Sports

Behind the mask

Getting in the head of goalies Goalies: Who are they? Why did they choose this position? Is there something inherently wrong with the mind of a hockey goalie? “There are some goalies out there that are completely nuts”, said Bolton Pouliot, a goalie for the SAIT Trojans men’s hockey team. …

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Illustration by Evan Brien
Sports

Outside the octagon

Canadian fight fans want more UFC events Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans across the nation have grown impatient with one of the largest sports organizations in the world.  The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has made stops in Canada in various cities over the years, but just not as frequently, or …

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This picture was taken for The Weal on the topic of hockey memories.(Photo by Quinten Hauck/SAIT)
Sports

Indelible moments

Sports leave a lasting impression For athletes or fans, there are always several sports memories throughout our lives that are very dear to us.  In the blink of an eye, something amazing can happen, which reiterates our continuous passion for the game.  Byron Froese of Winkler, Man., plays centre for …

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Opinions

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Opinions

Like blood from a stone

Antiquated protocols to blame for blood shortage We’ve all heard it on the radio, like clockwork every winter, Canadian Blood Service’s (CBS) urgent call for blood donations. But if the agency is so desperate, why are they excluding so many potential donors? Imagine my surprise when I asked a co-worker …

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Mayor Naheed Nenshi, left, addresses the press in the Grant MacEwan Library at the Calgary Municipal Building on Saturday, March 12, 2016, following the Calgary Welcome and Newcomers Fair. Hosted by Nenshi, the event formally welcomed new Syrian Canadians to the City of Calgary. (Photo by Deborah Mebude/SAIT Polytechnic)
Opinions

Loss of civility in council

Calgary city council descends into madness Politics in Alberta is becoming a toxic sideshow, with politicians more concerned with a catchy quote than serving the people. Calgary is no exception. On Nov. 7, Larry Heather was ejected from city council chambers for contributing to the continued loss of decorum in …

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Fraudulent olive oil industry deceiving consumers by selling fake olive oil posing as authentic, Italian extra-virgin olive oil. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)
Opinions

Fraudulent findings

Your olive oil likely wasn’t made from olives Imagine you’re a craftsperson who put your life’s work into creating a beautiful piece that everyone can enjoy. Not only have you spent time cultivating the idea, but you’ve also put your blood, sweat and tears into its creation. After numerous long …

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Lifestyle

This photo was taken at the UofC Spoken Word Club's November Open Mic/Poetry Slam. (Photo by Deborah Mebude/SAIT Polytechnic)
Lifestyle

The weight of words

The untold power of speech An age-old maxim states that “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” yet it doesn’t take long to find real-life examples that counter this sentiment. Far from the playground antics of childhood, it’s easy to see that words do …

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Male Contraception. (Photo by Deanna Hasselaar/SAIT)
Lifestyle

Side effects may include: life

Innovation in male contraception raises controversy When it comes to male contraception, many people aren’t convinced that the side effects are worth the long-term protection it comes with.  A new study for male birth control published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, found that an injectable hormone could …

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Lifestyle

Streamline your studying

Effective strategies to help you learn best Hitting bumps while studying is never fun. From the SAIT library to the Lamb Learner Success Centre, help is within reach. If you’ve come to realize that your way of studying is not doing you any justice, you may want to look for a …

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